Tess (1979)

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A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 85% / Audience 78%

Rated PG,  2 hr 50 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Roman Polanski
CAST
Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Firth  •  Leigh Lawson  •  John Collin

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Nastassja Kinski Tess Durbeyfield
Peter Firth Angel Clare
Leigh Lawson Alec Stokes-d'Urberville
John Collin John Durbeyfield
Sylvia Coleridge Mrs. d'Urberville
Richard Pearson Vicar of Marlott
Tony Church Parson Tringham
Brigid Erin Bates Girl in meadow
Jeanne Biras Girl in meadow
John Bett Felix Clare
Tom Chadbon Cuthbert Clare
Suzanna Hamilton Izz Huett